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Old 19th April 2009, 03:46 AM   #1
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Hello everybody,
I'm going to build a power amp output 3.5w/channel from cathode with one 6080.
I need help here before I go...
Any ideas ?
Many thanks in advance.
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Old 19th April 2009, 09:54 AM   #2
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The trick, as always with CF output stages, will be getting a very linear, very high voltage capability driver stage. This will not be a trivial undertaking!
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The trick, as always with CF output stages, will be getting a very linear, very high voltage capability driver stage. This will not be a trivial undertaking!
Hi,
I like tricks.I'm working on shrinking a schematic file,will post later.
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Old 20th April 2009, 02:34 PM   #4
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Hi,
I like tricks.I'm working on shrinking a schematic file,will post later.
Cheers!
Singh
Hello,
Here's the schematic I'll follow.
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Its not as hard as it sounds to get a good linear driver for the 6080. These tubes are at their happiest when run hard and low. I have had great success running them at 100V and 100mA, which gives a drive of about 60V Peak to Peak - which is well in the capabilities of most driver stages.

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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Shoog
[B]Its not as hard as it sounds to get a good linear driver for the 6080. These tubes are at their happiest when run hard and low. I have had great success running them at 100V and 100mA, which gives a drive of about 60V Peak to Peak - which is well in the capabilities of most driver stages.

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Thank for your advise.
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